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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hailed nationally as a success story on school choice, Hartford in the two decades since a desegregation order has seen growing racial integration and new levels of academic achievement. That is, at least for students who win seats at magnet schools...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More palatable, but still problematic: That's the judgment of some legal experts who have examined President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, issued after a month of legal wrangling over the original. The version released Monday is much narrower and eases...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fed up that Missouri is the only state that doesn't track the prescription and sale of opioids, some of its biggest cities and counties have created their own monitoring system to help combat the increasingly popular and highly addictive drugs. Forty-nine states...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The leader of the American Indian tribe leading the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline says a federal judge's decision allowing the completion of construction isn't the end of...
ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina prosecutors will seek a mental evaluation of an 18-year-old man charged with decapitating his mother at a home east of Raleigh. Eighteen-year-old Oliver Funez was charged with first-degree murder Monday after a deputy responding to a 911 call...
CHICAGO (AP) — If you're gorging on bacon or skimping on nuts, you might want to rethink your diet. That's according to new research that links 10 foods with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes. The study says overeating or not eating enough of those foods...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hailed nationally as a success story on school choice, Hartford in the two decades since a desegregation order has seen growing racial integration and new levels of academic achievement. That is, at least for students who win seats at magnet schools...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames. The fires were burning in parts of...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Casey Anthony knows that much of the world believes she killed her 2-year-old daughter, despite her acquittal. But nearly nine years later, she insists she doesn't know how the last hours of Caylee's life unfolded. "Caylee would be 12 right now. And...